Events on Thursday, November 15

Park Slope Bingo Club

Get Social: Board Games

Park Slope Bingo Club

Thursday 11/15 @ Union Hall

The reason why Park Slope Bingo Club is so awesome isn't simply because bingo is a really fun game to play... 

Matt & Kim

Music: Pop

Matt & Kim

Thursday 11/15 @ Terminal 5

It's hard to keep a grin off your face as you watch Matt & Kim tap into their seemingly bottomless wellsprings of joy.... 

Fishing With John...With John Lurie In Person

Film: Discussion

Fishing With John...With John Lurie In Person

Thursday 11/15 @ Nitehawk Cinema

John Lurie is something of a Renaissance man. From acting in Jim Jarmusch films like "Stranger than Paradise" and "Down by... 

Upstairs at the Square With Fred Armisen and Eleanor Friedberger

Comedy

Fred Armisen and Eleanor Friedberger

Thursday 11/15 @ Barnes & Noble

Whether it be for his  roles on Saturday Night Live or his hugely popular show Portlandia, Fred Armisen could fill a room... 

Kreayshawn

Music

Kreayshawn

Thursday 11/15 @ Irving Plaza

 Next big thing rapper, enemy of Rick Ross, and bandmates with Grimes in a one-off project that one blog commentator described... 

The People's Bailout: A Variety Show and Telethon to Benefit the 99%

Special Event

The People's Bailout: A Variety Show and Telethon to Benefit the 99%

Thursday 11/15 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Hilarious and talented stars (including but not even close to limited to: Janeane Garofalo, Max Silvestri, the Yes Men, Jeff Mangum,... 

Sharon Van Etten @ Town Hall

Music: Folk

Sharon Van Etten @ Town Hall

Thursday 11/15 @ The Bowery Presents

Sharon van Etten's ascension to indie-folk-rock goddess reached a new level when she teamed with Aaron Dessner of the National, signed... 

Building Your Portfolio

Workshop/Class

Building Your Portfolio

Thursday 11/15 @ General Assembly

Whether you are a designer, a developer, a marketer, a student or anything in between - in today's creative job market... 

Karsh Kale (Live)

Music

Karsh Kale (Live)

Thursday 11/15 @ Brooklyn Bowl

Described by Billboard Magazine as a “visionary composer and producer”, Karsh Kale is one of global music’s brightest stars. In the... 

The People’s Bailout: A Variety Show and Telethon to Benefit the 99%

Special Event

The People’s Bailout: A Variety Show and Telethon to Benefit the 99%

Thursday 11/15 @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

Join Strike Debt for an updated version of an old classic, the telethon, to launch The Rolling Jubilee, a campaign that... 

Crossing Borders: An International Beer Festival

Party

Crossing Borders: An International Beer Festival

Thursday 11/15 @ The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum will launch its new season of The Wind Up, a series of after-hours events with art, music, performance,... 

Tumblr Prep!: The Books They Gave Me, Fake Science 101, I Love Charts, and My Daguerrotype Boyfriend

Books: Release Party/Signing

Tumblr Prep!: The Books They Gave Me, Fake Science 101, I Love Charts, and My Daguerrotype Boyfriend

Thursday 11/15 @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

 Celebrate the launch of Jen Adams' The Books They Gave Me with a night of literary education starring Jen as English, Jason Oberholtzer... 

Ongoing Events

History of Carnegie Hall

City Gems

History of Carnegie Hall

Thursday 11/15 @ The Rose Museum at Carnegie Hall

Funded by the Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation and opened in 1991, the Rose Museum chronicles Carnegie Hall’s history. It exhibits... 

<em>Book of Mormon</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Book of Mormon

Thursday 11/15 @ Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 W 49th St)

We hestitated to lend our voices to the chorus of adoration for this show — only because we were afraid of being... 

<em>House for Sale</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

House for Sale

Thursday 11/15 @ The Duke Theater

Literary geeks should flock to the Transport Group's theatrical adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's House for Sale. Franzen, a National Book Award... 

<em>Giant</em>

Theatre: Musical

Giant

Thursday 11/15 @ The Public Theater

Edna Ferber's classic novel about life in Texas from the Depression up to the beginning of the Cold War is re-examined... 

Shantell Martin: <em>Continuous Line</em>

Art

Shantell Martin: Continuous Line

Thursday 11/15 @ Black & White Gallery

Shantell Martin is a Brooklyn-based, British-born artist who uses a variety of different media: from analog drawing on walls, cars, people,... 

Edvard Munch's <em>The Scream</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

The Scream

Thursday 11/15 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

As much as we'd all like to be gazillionare art collectors, the reality is, for most of us, Sotheby's is just... 

<em>The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook</em>

Art: Photography

The Shaping of New Visions

Thursday 11/15 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography's role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde... 

<em>Starlet</em>

Film: Independent

Starlet

Thursday 11/15 @ Landmark Sunshine

A 21-year old aspiring actress and a grey-haired widow make an unlikely connection in Sean Baker's slow-burning, low-budget gem, Starlet. Baker,... 

<em>Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carving</em>

Art: Sculpture

Colors of the Universe

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Stone carving is one of the oldest arts in China, its beginnings dating back to remote antiquity. Although jade, the mineral... 

<em>Falling</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Falling

Thursday 11/15 @ Minetta Lane Theatre

There's a reason Falling, by Deanna Jent, won St. Louis, Missouri's 2012 Kevin Kline Award for Best New Play and has been... 

Ivy Style

Fashion/Style

Ivy Style

Thursday 11/15 @ FIT Museum

Sartorialists, prepare to dust off your WASP-iest Ralph Lauren and Brooks Brothers for a journey through prep-land. Traveling the ages of... 

<em>Grace</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Grace

Thursday 11/15 @ Cort Theatre

When we heard Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, and Ed Asner were in a play together, we had a "stop the presses"... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Thursday 11/15 @ Minskoff Theatre

More than 60 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that... 

John Cage's <em>How To Get Started</em>

Art: Performance

John Cage's How To Get Started

Thursday 11/15 @ Symphony Space

 2012 has seen many different celebrations to honor the centennial year of the late composer and artist John Cage. "How To... 

<em>The Law in These Parts</em>

Film: Documentary

The Law in These Parts

Thursday 11/15 @ Film Forum

There is certainly no shortage of films dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but The Law in These Parts stands out among... 

Celebrate Mexico Now

Festival

Mexico Now

Thursday 11/15 @ Various Locations

A city-wide celebration now in its ninth year, CMN highlights contemporary Mexican artists of nearly every persuasion. From film to dance,... 

<em>Glengarry Glen Ross</em>

Theatre: Broadway

Glengarry Glen Ross

Thursday 11/15 @ Schoenfeld Theater

David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize winning play about 48 hours in the lives of a quartet of Chicago real estate agents and... 

The Contenders 2012

Film

The Contenders 2012

Thursday 11/15 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

With awards season almost upon us, MoMA's curators have done their customary review of this year's cinematic crop and pulled those... 

<em>White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain</em>

Art: Sculpture

White Gold

Thursday 11/15 @ The Frick Collection

White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain will feature approximately seventy of Henry Arnhold's promised gift of 131... 

<em>The Heiress</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

The Heiress

Thursday 11/15 @ Walter Kerr Theatre

"Feminism lurked in the wings during the Gilded Age," intimates Broadway's latest revival of The Heiress. A theatrical adaptation of Henry... 

<em>Mies Julie</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

Mies Julie

Thursday 11/15 @ St. Ann's Warehouse

St Ann's Warehouse breaks in their new DUMBO digs with an explosive new play that remodels August Strindberg's Miss Julie in... 

The Public Open

Theatre: Festival

The Public Open

Thursday 11/15 @ The Public Theater

If you were 158-years old, you'd likely be in need of a few nips and tucks now and again, which is... 

Guided Tour of the Merchant’s House Museum

City Gems: Guided Tour

Merchant’s House Museum

Thursday 11/15 @ Merchant's House Museum

caribBeing presents 3rd Annual Flatbush Film Festival: West Indian Edition

Film: Festival

Flatbush Film Festival: caribBeing

Thursday 11/15 @ Various cinemas

This year's Flatbush Film Festival showcases classic and contemporary West Indian cinema. For three consecutive weeks, caribBeing presents a vast array... 

D&uuml;rer to de Kooning: 100 Master Drawings from Munich

Art

Dürer to de Kooning

Thursday 11/15 @ The Morgan Library

 Munich's Staatliche Graphische Sammlung is one of Europe's great art collections, and for the first time, pieces from their collection will make... 

<em>The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965</em>

Film: Documentary

The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965

Thursday 11/15 @ IFC Center

The Rolling Stones Charlie is My Darling - Ireland 1965 is a masterfully restored time capsule of the English band three... 

<em>Billy Witch</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Billy Witch

Thursday 11/15 @ Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

Cleverly playing with the stereotypes of the summer camp genre, Billy Witch invites the audience to enter the theatre as if... 

Lower East Side Recovers

Special Event: Volunteer

Lower East Side Recovers

Thursday 11/15 @ Various locations

Lower East Side Recovers is a recovery organizing site for New York's Lower East Side in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.... 

DOC NYC

Film: Documentary

DOC NYC

Thursday 11/15 @ IFC Center

Now in its third year, DOC NYC has blossomed into one of our favorite festivals. Serving up 115 documentary-tinged happenings over... 

<em>Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

Thursday 11/15 @ The Frick Collection

In keeping with its tradition of exhibiting masterworks from collections outside of New York, the Frick will present fifty-eight drawings from... 

<em>We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

We Are Proud to Present...

Thursday 11/15 @ Soho Rep

When young Brooklyn-based playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury Googled "black people Germany," she came across the largely unknown colonial German genocide of... 

Wade Guyton: <em>OS</em>

Art

Wade Guyton: OS

Thursday 11/15 @ Whitney Museum of American Art

Wade Guyton's mid-career retrospective at the Whitney may forever change the way you think about paper jams. The American artist, who... 

Ars Nova presents <em>Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812</em>

Theatre: Off-Off-Broadway

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Thursday 11/15 @ Ars Nova Theater

War and Peace has an unfair reputation as being unwieldy. Not only is there the outstanding Pevear/Volokhonsky translation, Bondarchuk's film and... 

The New Group presents <em>The Good Mother</em>

Theatre: Off-Broadway

The Good Mother

Thursday 11/15 @ The Acorn at Theatre Row

Larissa (Gretchen Moll) believes she is the ultimate Good Mother to her special-needs daughter, and playwright Francine Volpe has her emphatically... 

Scott's Pizza Tours

Food/Wine: Tasting

Pizza Tours

Thursday 11/15 @ Various Locations

Pizza in New York is a point of contention (and competition) for many, but if there's one man that knows his... 

<em> The Whale </em>

Theatre: Theatre

The Whale

Thursday 11/15 @ Peter Jay Sharp Theater

America is obese. And in Samuel D Hunter's powerful play, The Whale, we watch a morbidly obese American in his last... 

<em>Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop</em>

Art: Photography

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"Photoshopped!" The very word can send an analog photographer’s snobbery and/or justified pride into overload. Photoshop? How dare they! But while... 

<em>Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike</em>

Theatre: Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Thursday 11/15 @ Lincoln Center

Even die-hard Chekhov boycotters will happily snicker through Christopher Durang's latest, a comic antidote to angst-ridden, slow moving Russian drama. Chronicling... 

<em>Skyfall</em>

Film: Wide Release

Skyfall

Thursday 11/15 @ Various theaters

Bond is back and fans of the franchise will not be disappointed by the latest installment, which sees Daniel Craig reprising... 

Quay Brothers: <em>On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets</em>

Art: Multimedia

Quay Brothers

Thursday 11/15 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

This MoMA gallery exhibition and accompanying film retrospective will be the first presentation of the Quay Brothers' work in all their... 

BAMart: Public

Music

BAMart: Public

Thursday 11/15 @ BAM

Selected Artists: Glen Baldridge Timothy Hull & Future Expansion Architecture Ed Purver Showpaper featuring Adam Void & Gaia, Cassius Fouler &... 

<em>Holy Motors</em>

Film: Independent

Holy Motors

Thursday 11/15 @ Film Forum

Award-winning French filmmaker Léos Carax celebrates life in his brilliant and bizarre Holy Motors. Starring Denis Lavant as Monsieur Oscar, the... 

<em>Mary Poppins</em>

Theatre: Musical

Mary Poppins

Thursday 11/15 @ New Amsterdam Theatre

Now in its 5th phenomenal year at the beautiful New Amsterdam Theatre on New York City's 42nd Street, MARY POPPINS has... 

<em>Disgraced</em>

Performing Arts: Theatre

Disgraced

Thursday 11/15 @ Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center

Disgraced dives into taboo subjects — politics, race, and religion — with unmitigated gusto. A dinner between two interracial couples is at the... 

The Art of <em>Rise of the Guardians</em>

Art: Multimedia

The Art of Rise of the Guardians

Thursday 11/15 @ Museum of the Moving Image

Animation fans and those who walk away from a cinematic experience wondering "how did they do that?" will find solace in... 

9th Annual<em>&nbsp;</em>Big Apple Film Festival: <em>Chicken</em>

Film: Festival

9th Annual Big Apple Film Festival: Chicken

Thursday 11/15 @ Tribeca Cinemas

If you've had some trepidations over investing in the larger scale film festivals, fret no more. The Big Apple Film Festival is... 

<em>The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film</em>

Film: Festival

The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film

Thursday 11/15 @ MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Leisure suits may have come and gone, but one thing that has stood the test of time are Mick Jagger's luscious... 

<em>The Big Picture</em>

Film: Independent

The Big Picture

Thursday 11/15 @ IFC Center

You'll have to indulge us. We're sort of smitten with French actor Romain Duris (Heartbreaker, The Beat That My Heart Skipped),... 

<em>Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats</em>

Art

Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This exhibition, which encircles the Astor Chinese Garden Court, explores the pictorial imagery of gardens as an abiding source of artistic... 

Simon Amstell: <em>Numb</em>

Comedy

Simon Amstell: Numb

Thursday 11/15 @ Theatre 80

We're all about a British Invasion if it means Simon Amstell is hitting our shores. The award-winning comedian and former host... 

Tatzu Nishi: <em>Discovering Columbus</em>

Art: Installation

Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus

Thursday 11/15 @ Columbus Circle

Ever wonder what it might be like to be in the same room as Christopher Columbus? The Public Art Fund has... 

The 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

Film: Festival

Imagine Science Film Festival

Thursday 11/15 @ Various locations

It's been a scaly mountain to climb, but science seems to be shedding some of its inaccessible skin thanks in part... 

<em>Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art</em>

Art: Painting & Drawing

Designing Nature

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"Rinpa" is a modern term that refers to a distinctive style of Japanese pictorial and applied arts that arose in the... 

<em>Chicago: The Musical</em>

Theatre: Musical

Chicago: The Musical

Thursday 11/15 @ Ambassador Theatre

Chicago is the kiss-and-tell tale of Roxie Hart, a chorus girl who kills her lover as a career move; Billy Flynn,... 

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Art

Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The meteoric rise of the workshop of Abraham Roentgen (1711-1793) and his son David (1743-1807) is the most spectacular chapter in... 

Turkmen Jewelry from the Collection of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf

Art

Turkmen Jewelry from the Collection of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This exhibition of 19th- and 20th-century Turkmen jewelry and decorative objects features some 50 works from the collection of Marshall and... 

George Bellows

Art: Painting & Drawing

George Bellows

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

At the time of his death from appendicitis at the age of 42, George Bellows (1882–1925), was regarded as one of... 

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Art: Video

Ori Gersht: Two Videos

Thursday 11/15 @ The Jewish Museum

Ori Gersht makes videos and photographs on borders, thresholds, and transitions in time and place. In Dew (2001, 3 min., 17... 

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Art

The Place of Provenance Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting

Thursday 11/15 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 The fourth in a series of exhibitions curated by the renowned Tibetan scholar David Jackson, The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in... 

Intro to Web Usability

Workshop/Class

Intro to Web Usability

Thursday 11/15 @ General Assembly

Session One (11/13)   Form Design Forms is how customers "talk" to companies online. It is how companies create communities, collect... 

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Art

Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Met Museum’s Arms and Armor Department, this exhibition surveys the career of Dr. Bashford... 

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Art

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World

Thursday 11/15 @ El Museo del Barrio

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World will examine the visual arts and aesthetic development across the Caribbean, considering the histories of the... 

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Art

Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

Thursday 11/15 @ The Jewish Museum

England’s Bodleian Library at Oxford University, established by Sir Thomas Bodley in 1602, is renowned for its great treasures. Among them... 

Oscar Tuazon: People

Art

Oscar Tuazon: People

Thursday 11/15 @ Public Art Fund

Oscar Tuazon’s art typically combines industrial and natural materials to transform the experience of a building or space. The rough and... 

Pints n' Prints Figure Drawing- unlimited beer, figure drawing and monotypes from a live costumed model!

Art

Pints n' Prints Figure Drawing- unlimited beer, figure drawing and monotypes from a live costumed model!

Thursday 11/15 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Join us for unlimited beer, figure drawing and monotypes every-other Thursday at Gowanus Print Lab! Admission gets you tipsy, a brief... 

Common Ground

Art: Group Show

Common Ground

Thursday 11/15 @ Public Art Fund

 From the monuments of ancient Egypt to the Statue of Liberty, public art has traditionally been a means to represent a... 

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Art: Multimedia

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol

Thursday 11/15 @ The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum presents Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol, the East Coast premiere of Sharon Lockhart’s latest body of work. In... 

New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts

Art

New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This third and final phase of the American Wing renovation project comprises 26 renovated and enlarged galleries for the Met Museum’s... 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Art

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

For decades, critics have observed that Andy Warhol exerted an enormous impact on contemporary art, but no exhibition has yet explored... 

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Art: Installation

Bound, Unbound: Lin Tianmiao

Thursday 11/15 @ Asia Society and Museum

Asia Society Museum presents the first major solo exhibition in the United States of leading Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao (born 1961,... 

Poster Printing

Workshop/Class: Art

Poster Printing

Thursday 11/15 @ Gowanus Print Lab

Our Poster Printing class provides in depth instruction for printing specifically on paper. Learn how to successfully work with water-based inks,... 

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Art: Photography

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This installation explores various ways in which artists, including Nancy Burson, Filip Dujardin, Joan Fontcuberta, Beate Gütschow, and others, have used... 

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Art: Photography

Gordon Parks: 100 Moments

Thursday 11/15 @ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

 Gordon Parks: 100 Moments celebrates a photographer who transformed the visual story of America with his ever-questioning lens, highlighting—in particular—the significance of Parks’s... 

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Music

Brandi Carlile @ Beacon Theatre w/ Blitzen Trapper

Thursday 11/15 @ The Bowery Presents

Were we ever gonna get out of this town? - Just Kids - BEAR CREEK “If you start a band with... 

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Art

Modernist Art from India Radical Terrain

Thursday 11/15 @ Rubin Museum of Art

 Radical Terrain, the third exhibition in the series Modernist Art from India,highlights the exploration of landscape in Indian art for the generation... 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Art: Sculpture

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay

Thursday 11/15 @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

To visualize life-size and colossal marbles, the great Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) began by rapidly modeling small clay sketches.... 

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Art

Voces Y Visiones: Gran Caribe

Thursday 11/15 @ El Museo del Barrio

This exhibition features works that explore the vast diversity and complexity of the Caribbean basin, as an accompaniment to El Museo’s...